Loading 2 Containers with 40,000+ Pounds of Supplies in St. Paul

Loading 2 Containers with 40,000+ Pounds of Supplies in St. Paul Last week we shared a few pictures of 40,000+ pounds of supplies arriving in Cochabamba; those supplies were from a shipment from St. Paul in December 2018. Pictures Here are a few pictures from our most recent container loading in May 2019, and we […]

Speaker Series: Macey Flood on August 20, 2019

Speaker Series: Macey Flood on August 20, 2019 Join us for our Monthly Speaker Series in August! Our speaker in August is Macey Flood, who will be presenting on “Medicine & Territoriality in the Western Great Lakes, 1870-1900” (she will also touch on Ojibwe medicine in the 20th century). Mano a Mano started our Speaker […]

40,000+ Pounds of Recovered Resources Arriving in Cochabamba

40,000+ Pounds of Recovered Resources Arriving in Cochabamba This week, Mano a Mano staff & volunteers unloaded over 40,000 pounds of recovered resources at our warehouse in Cochabamba, Bolivia. These supplies started their journey in St. Paul, Minnesota in December 2018, with volunteers filling 2 40-foot containers with supplies that had been donated to Mano […]

Mano a Mano is Turning 25!

Mano a Mano is Turning 25! Join us on Sunday, September 15th for BBQ and wood-fired pizza as we celebrate everything we have been able to accomplish together. A lot has changed since Mano a Mano started out of our Co-Founders Joan & Segundo Velasquez’s home in Mendota Heights, Minnesota in 1994, and we look […]

Mano a Mano Speaker Series: June 11, 2019

Mano a Mano Speaker Series: June 11, 2019 Join us at Mano a Mano on Tuesday, June 11th for our monthly Speaker Series event. June’s speaker is Agleska Cohen-Rencountre (Lower Brule Sioux Tribe), in their fourth year in the Department of American Studies, University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Their studies are in American Indian and […]

A Look Back At What We Did in 2018 – Mano a Mano 2018 Annual Report

A Look Back At What We Did in 2018 – Mano a Mano 2018 Annual Report Mano a Mano’s biggest strength is our community-based partnership model – bringing many people together to accomplish things that none of us could do on our own. Every activity, every project new or old, every event, depends on the dedication […]

Thanks Mano a Mano Volunteers!

Thanks Mano a Mano Volunteers! Thanks to everyone that has helped out at Mano a Mano last week! We have been loading about 20-25 tons of recovered resources – including orthopedic supplies, medical equipment, and other items – for distribution to people and organizations in need throughout Bolivia.

April 2019 Roundup: Mano a Mano Projects & Activities

April 2019 Roundup: Mano a Mano Projects & Activities Here is a roundup of Mano a Mano’s projects & activities from the past month (all headlines link to more information): Join Us on Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 (6:30pm-7:45pm at Mano a Mano, 925 Pierce Butler Route, St. Paul, MN 55104) for our Monthly Speaker Series […]

Mano a Mano Speaker Series: May 14, 2019

Mano a Mano Speaker Series: May 14, 2019 Join us at Mano a Mano on Tuesday, May 14 for our monthly Speaker Series event. May’s speaker is Siddharth Bharath, a PhD student in Ecology at the University of Minnesota. His talk will be on “Indigenous Peoples in India: A Brief History and Ongoing Struggles for […]

68 Photos from March 2019 Trip to Bolivia

68 Photos from March 2019 Trip to Bolivia Check out a few pictures from Mano a Mano’s recent trip to Bolivia in March. Co-Founder Segundo Velasquez and a group of travelers from Minnesota went to meet high Andean subsistence farm families, become immersed in their daily lives, and learn how Mano a Mano’s Center for […]